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Accident: 95134.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Struck And Fractured By Unsecured And Fall

Accident: 95134.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1228671.01504/27/2017Sioux City Truck Sales, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. on April 5, 2017, Employee #1 was installing a large transmission into a Peterbilt truck. The truck transmission was on a hydraulic jack. He pushed the truck transmission into the vehicle and tried to line it up, when it fell off the lift's pedestal and onto his right arm. The weight of the transmission, which weighed several hundred pounds, fractured his arm. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: suspended load, crushing, unsecured, falling object, jack, motor vehicle, fracture, hydraulic lift, arm, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1228671.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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